Feb
6
2:00 PM14:00

Caption Telephone Services

This presentation will cover the various types of Caption Telephone Services along with the specialized equipment available or individuals who are Virginia residents. This program and the equipment is free to this who are hard of hearing. The Caption Telephone services allows an individual to speak over the phone and read along with the conversation.

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Feb
11
3:00 PM15:00

Discover Alternative Beauty in Art-Part 2

This course focuses on the concept of being inspired to create art, finding your niche and following your passion. He draws examples from how his own artistic platform was grown from trying to understand the basics of a camera to a highly gratifying personal project that profoundly affects others, while simultaneously generating supplemental income. Come prepared to speak to your own past projects in the arts and/or those that you intend to pursue. The purpose of this course is motivation, inspiration, and mutual exchange of ideas.

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Feb
20
2:00 PM14:00

Stories of World War ll

The Virginia War Memorial was dedicated in 1956 and serves as the Commonwealth’s Memorial for those men and women who have sacrificed their lives defending our freedom since World War II. Our mission is about Honoring our Veterans, Preserving our History, Educating our Youth, and Inspiring Patriotism in All. Come learn about the role that the Virginia War Memorial plays in the community, and hear about the current construction project that will be completed by fall 2019.  In addition, there will be stories of service and sacrifice from the men and women who served during World War II.

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Mar
4
3:00 PM15:00

Discover Alternative Beauty in Art - Part 3

The central theme revolves around the importance of collaboration and connection with others in order to achieve your artistic goals. Specific examples are cited relative to his creation of his book and speaking business. This will also be a “show and tell” program for the residents at the request of John. He has asked residents to come prepared to discuss their own experiences relative to their childhood homes and communities as part of this communal and collaborative workshop. Any vintage pictures would be appreciated.

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Mar
9
2:30 PM14:30

Travel Series: Ireland Part 2

During this session we will drive deep into the history on religion and politics throughout Ireland, with a bit of background regarding Ireland’s geography and history. We will uncover the wonders of this country and explore how a country’s ancient past effects its present.

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Mar
13
3:00 PM15:00

Eating the Rainbow: Enjoying the colors of your fruits & veggies

A representative from Senior Connections will provide information on nutritious recipes you can incorporate into your weekly routine, along with more tips for adopting a healthy lifestyle. In this session, you will learn the benefits of “eating the rainbow,” adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet, and on simple, effective ways of becoming more active.

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Mar
20
2:00 PM14:00

Relay Friendly Partner Program

This presentation and training involve how relay calls work, how to properly answer and receive relay calls, the benefits for businesses and facilities throughout Virginia. It’s extremely beneficial to understand that the Relay Friendly Partner program is designed to eliminate hand ups by educating business and individuals on how to identify, receive and place relay calls.

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Jan
16
3:00 PM15:00

Eating Healthy on a Budget

A representative from Senior Connections will provide short nutrition and wellness class on information on delicious, nutritious snacks that you can make at home. In this session, you will learn skills to help save money at the grocery store and eat healthy on a budget.

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Jan
16
12:00 PM12:00

Virginia Aid & Attendance

Are you a Veteran? Or the surviving spouse of a veteran? If so, did you know the Veterans Administration (VA) offers a benefit that can help you pay for the cost of assisted living? This benefit is often informally referred to as “Aid and Attendance,” and while it has been around for quite some time, many veterans and their surviving spouses don’t know about it or how to qualify for it. During this session, Elder Law attorney Jeremy L. Pryor will come and discuss the potential uses of this benefit to pay for the cost of assisted living acre, in home care, and skilled nursing care. He’ll also discuss the VA’s new qualification requirements, which make it more important than ever to begin planning to qualify for the benefits now.

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